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In conjunction with the construction of the new Indoor Activities Center adjacent to Orono High School, Orono Schools is creating a new plaza. It will be located between the new center and the existing Pesonen Stadium. The plaza will offer spaces for the entire community to gather for outdoor activities hosted by the schools. The… Continue Reading To be a part of history, buy a paver today

Three Orono High School musicians earned superior ratings at the Minnesota State High School League Section 2AA Music Contest (North). The competition, for solo and small ensemble performances, was held April 13 at Buffalo High School. Juniors Alexis Mullen (oboe) and Emma Russin (bassoon) and freshman Megan Schoenzeit (flute) all earned the top rating of superior.… Continue Reading OHS musicians earn superior contest ratings

Orono High School will present Thornton Wilder’s classic “Our Town” this week. Performances will be: Thursday, April 26, at 7 p.m. Friday, April 27, at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the door or online here Described as the greatest American play ever written,… Continue Reading OHS presents “Our Town” April 26-28

Orono Schools has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. The designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students. Of the 583 districts spotlighted… Continue Reading Music program earns national recognition

Dr.  Amy Steiner, currently serving as an assistant principal at Minnetonka High School, has been named principal of Orono High School. She will succeed David Benson, who is retiring at the end of this school year after 25 years in the district as principal of Orono Middle School and Orono High School. Her appointment was… Continue Reading District hires Dr. Steiner as new OHS principal